Main Kitchen Restoration Complete, Sitting Room Up Next The Körner’s Folly Foundation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016, to celebrate the completion of the recently restored Main Kitchen at the Körner’s Folly Historic House Museum. The Main Kitchen was used as the primary food preparation area, containing an ice box and pie safe, […]
On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Bobbie Wolfe was recognized at the HandsOn Northwest Governor’s Volunteer Service Award Banquet for her outstanding commitment to volunteerism at Körner’s Folly. Bobbie was recognized among a diverse pool of candidates from throughout Forsyth County who were nominated. In all, awards were presented to 11 recipients, out of nearly 30 […]
Join us this May as we celebrate Historic Preservation Month! This year, we will be participating in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s This Place Matters social media campaign. This May, tell us why historic preservation is important to you! What historic places matter to you? Download your own This Place Matters sign and take a […]
Historically Fun: Family-Friendly Spring & Summer Adventures at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly has lots to offer year-round, and especially if you are looking for family-friendly activities this spring and summer. Fun for all ages! Spring Folly Saturday, May 7 @ 10am – 4pm Sunday, May 8 @ 1 – 4pm Körner’s Folly is a must-see […]
Körner’s Folly will be open Easter weekend on Wednesday, March 23 – Saturday, March 26 from 10am – 4pm. We will be CLOSED on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. If you have any questions, please call (336) 996-7922.
Jule Körner’s romantic side is evident throughout the historic home. Evidence of Jule’s willingness to buck tradition in favor of romance can be found in the second floor Reception Room. During the Victorian Era public displays of affection were strictly forbidden. To get around this, Jule designed a small alcove behind each fireplace (affectionately called […]
Körner’s Folly is CLOSED Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24, 2016 due to inclement weather. For updates, continue to check here, call our office (336) 996-7922, check our Facebook page, or email email@example.com The puppet show scheduled for Saturday, January 23 has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 30 due to inclement weather. Join us […]
Sadly, it’s now the end of the holiday season at Körner’s Folly. And now, what goes up, must come down. From January 3 – 12, 2016 we have scores of wonderful volunteers taking down all of the Christmas decorations. We highly recommend planning your January tour on or after Wednesday, January 13, 2016 as the […]